The Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics has two option areas: Dietetic Internship (DI) and Nutrition Education. The Dietetic Internship Option (NDDI) includes the ACEND accredited DI, which is a step in becoming a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN). The DI has a Nutrition Education Emphasis and participates in the DICAS matching process in both the spring and fall.
The Nutrition Education Option (NDDE) is designed for individuals who are not seeking the RDN credential but who want to work in the area of nutrition or already have the RDN credential and is available on-campus or online.
Degree: Master of Science
Completion time: 33 hours
The MSND: Dietetic Internship option includes the ACEND-accredited Dietetic Internship, which will allow students to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. The MSND: Nutrition Education Option supports the completion of an internship experience.
Accreditation: The Dietetic Internship is granted accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, (312) 899-5400.